The story of how UK Jews – including Vidal Sassoon – fought a wave of post-war anti-Semitism is to be the subject of a TV drama series
“Band of Brothers” writer/producer Erik Jendresen will pen the project, for which research was done by Daniel Sonabend and Luke Brandon Field.
Josh Sugarman, Will Gould, Brian O’Shea (“Drive,” “Rabbit Hole”) will serve as exec producers. The project hails from Sugarman’s Tenafly Film Co., Gould’s Tiger Aspect Drama and O’Shea’s The Exchange.
Kal Penn has been cast in a pair of indie movies to be shot this summer while on hiatus from his new series Battle Creek, the high-profile drama from Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan and David Shore that CBS has lined up for a midseason bow.
A movie version of Eric Weber’s seduction guide “How to Pick Up Girls!” is in development.
Phylicia Rashad, Andre Braugher, Alexis Bledel and Kal Penn have been added to the “Outliving Emily.”
Thomas Mann (“Project X”) and Zosia Mamet (“Girls”) have joined the cast of “Outliving Emily,” now shooting its first segment in New York.